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      05-28-2009, 11:17 AM   #1
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Does BMW makes a car cover for the E92 M3? I was trying to get one from the dealer but he told he that they don't carry any. If not who makes one?
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      05-28-2009, 11:19 AM   #2
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You may have to order one from BMW. I'm sure you can find some aftermarket brand but personally I would just place an order for one. Shouldn't be too long of a wait.
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      05-28-2009, 01:19 PM   #3
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e92 m3 or not all same cover. you can get one from tischerbmw.com OEM bmw one

i have it i like it fits perfect. dont wash it thou.. it shrinks .
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      05-28-2009, 04:49 PM   #4
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I have one from the dealer its an E93 cover, but im sure they make one for the E92.
there are 2 kinds, indoor and outdoor!

check with parts at your dealer....worth it IMO! I got it as a gift when i bought my car
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      05-28-2009, 05:43 PM   #5
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I have one from the dealer its an E93 cover, but im sure they make one for the E92.
there are 2 kinds, indoor and outdoor!

check with parts at your dealer....worth it IMO! I got it as a gift when i bought my car
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      05-28-2009, 10:13 PM   #6
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California Car Cover
http://www.calcarcover.com/cover_find.aspx

I use mine every day at work. It's easy to install and remove. Fit is perfect.
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      05-29-2009, 06:50 AM   #7
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http://www.calcarcover.com/cover_find.aspx

I use mine every day at work. It's easy to install and remove. Fit is perfect.
Umm, you cover your car everyday? At work? I think that's a bit anal, don't you think?
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      05-29-2009, 10:22 AM   #8
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I bought a generic E92 cover from my dealer and it fits the M3 very well.
Make sure you get the outdoor cover.
It's great in keeping the pollen and random bird poop off the car.
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      05-30-2009, 10:04 PM   #9
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Umm, you cover your car everyday? At work? I think that's a bit anal, don't you think?
NO!
- it keeps the Southern California sun off the interior.
- no tree parts falling on the car.
- I can go about two weeks without washing (it's also in the garage at home).
- saves water to help with our shortage.
- it is good "modeling" for my students..they learn about pride of ownership.
- I teach Automotive Technology and park in lab area so it keeps the student's fingerprints and drool off the windows.
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      06-04-2009, 07:44 PM   #10
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Car Cover

I used the feature but to no avail was there anything on car covers...


So lets hear it what car cover do you guys use?
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      06-04-2009, 09:17 PM   #11
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oem bmw car cover used it on my e46 religiously and now i'm doing the same with the m

fits like a glove
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      06-04-2009, 09:28 PM   #12
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Try this link:
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=267195

I like my California Car cover.
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      06-05-2009, 06:17 AM   #13
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I have a Noah/Evolution4 Tan Cover bought from Bavarian Autosport (BavAuto.com) and really like it. I have used covers for 20 years. Here's a few tips...get custom fit or you will regret it the first time the wind blows...ability to run a bungee or lock underneath the car and attach to grommets is a plus...the thicker the material the more likely it will repel hail dings...be prepared for cover dust, some times a lot, on your car after you remove the cover...wash cover regularly (on the car, just spray it off and let it dry) and shake it out often...get one with FRONT labeled on the front or you will spend a good deal of time unwinding it each time...pack it carefully - like a parachute - with the word FRONT visible so you know where to position the cover...pull it out with one hand on the word FRONT, toss is on the roof and then put it over the side mirrors first then the front and back especially if it is windy...if you park at airports, they will need to see your license plate# OR you can write it on the back of the cover...you might NOT want BMW written on it as this advertises what's underneath...keep a big plastic bag handy for the times that you remove the cover while it is wet. Hope this helps!!
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      06-05-2009, 08:26 AM   #14
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http://www.calcarcover.com/how_to_select.aspx#noah

get the noah...fit's perfect.
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      06-05-2009, 09:06 AM   #15
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The normal BMW E92 car cover works perfectly. Make sure you get the outdoor cover.

Outdoor Car Cover
Washable, three-ply fabric covers helps keep rain, dirt and dust off - but lets air circulate through. Features overlapped seams and reinforced grommets. Storage bag included.
Outdoor Car Cover (PN: 82 11 0 399 144)
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      11-28-2009, 07:37 PM   #17
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Would the E92 car covers fit the E90 also?

I found the BMW one but it seems they only offer them for the non-m models.
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      11-29-2009, 01:20 PM   #18
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I would never put a car cover on my M3. Every cover I've ever seen, from the cheap to the expensive, scratches the car it goes on. Obviously a car cover helps extend the period your car is clean after a wash, but I'd personally wash my car more frequently than scratch the car every time I put on and remove the cover.
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      11-29-2009, 01:32 PM   #19
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- it is good "modeling" for my students..they learn about pride of ownership.
This comment is now 6 months old, but...

Debatable. I would never put a cover over a car unless it was freshly washed. Otherwise, as you put it on and remove, it's going to drag that fresh coat of dust across your paint and create hairline scratches.
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      11-29-2009, 11:15 PM   #20
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This comment is now 6 months old, but...

Debatable. I would never put a cover over a car unless it was freshly washed. Otherwise, as you put it on and remove, it's going to drag that fresh coat of dust across your paint and create hairline scratches.
My M3 is SilverStone II and I drive the car everyday. I park in the California sun under a "nest" of very large eucalyptus trees. The fallout from the trees and damage from the sun is a much greater problem than the minor scratches that the cover might create. Additionally there are times when there is some autobody activity (sanding and painting) in my Automotive Technology lab.

I was sorry after 13 years with my Arvus Blue E36 M3 that I didn't use a cover. The tree branches, student backpack, paint over spray, and the sun took it's toll.

Short of the "glass case" the cover has worked great for 16 months. My 8 minute drive to school on a well maintained road does not add much dust to the paint.
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      12-01-2009, 12:32 PM   #21
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i dont even touch my car between washes.. and its not ur hands that would scratch it, its that dust between your skin and the car.. same idea with the cover.. its going to cause surface scratches to the paint, exspecially if there is dust, dirt, anything..
seems like a couple people know this...
just live by the as little as u touch it the better off you'll be rule..

why someone would park a car inside a garage, and then throw a cover over it is beyond me.. so what if dust added up in time, you'll wash it.. outside winds would make the cover abbrasive too..

car covers are a false security.. i cant find a situation where its worth it, unless ur car is simply going to be more damaged than without it (i wouldnt even want my car in that situation)..
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      12-11-2009, 11:09 AM   #22
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I used the feature but to no avail was there anything on car covers...


So lets hear it what car cover do you guys use?
I like the ones from empire covers, they are about have the price for the same material covers.

http://empirecovers-review.blogspot.com
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